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Bihu, Bollywood & ULFA

Bihu, Bollywood & ULFA

Just on the eve of Bohag Bihu i.e. on 10th April ULFA had issued a statement requesting the Bihu Organizing Committees and the artists of Assam not to stage or sing Bollywood Hindi songs for seven days of Bihu celebration. The request was accepted by all the artists of Assam except Zubeen Garg, a popular […]

ULFA warns Assamese singers against singing Hindi songs

ULFA warns Assamese singers against singing Hindi songs

The ULFA has warned Assamese singers from singing Hindi songs in the upcoming Rongali Bihu functions and the organisers to desist from holding dances set to Bollywood songs. In an e-mail sent to Times of Assam on Wednesday, April 10, Assistant Publicity Secretary of ULFA Lt Arunodoy Dohotiya alias Arunodoy Asom said “We urge the singers to […]

Artist Dwijen Gogoi makes 27 feet giant Folk Musical Instrument

Artist Dwijen Gogoi makes 27 feet giant Folk Musical Instrument

By- Utpal Sarma There was a time when Bihu used to be different. There were lots of simple folk instruments all around the state of Assam and with the course of time several of them either extinct or forgotten by the people. Two of such instruments used in the Bihu culture of our state were […]

Manas Robin – Beyond the Musical Frontiers

Manas Robin – Beyond the Musical Frontiers

Interviewed by- Rajib Lochan He is a known name to every Assamese household. From the aroma of the roots to which he belongs to the cologne of the urban concrete settlements, singer-composer-lyricist Manas Robin has seen it all. Jonbai, Priya O Priya, Lefafa is just a few names that one associates to his success list. […]

Majuli Festival from Today

Majuli Festival from Today

By- Staff Reporter | Date– January 17, 2012 UNESCO World Heritage Site and biggest river island of the world, Majuli will host a four day long festival called Bhogali Majuli from Tuesday, January 17. The festival is being held to promote the beautiful river island with its unique cultural heritage more into the International Tourism […]

Bhogali Mela at Historic Ranghar

Bhogali Mela at Historic Ranghar

By- Anup Arandhara | Date- January 15, 2012 The Sivasagar district committee of The Tai-Ahom Yuba Parishad is organizing Bhogali Mela at historical Ranghar, the first amphitheatre of Asia on 16th January. In this exhibition the traditional Buffalo fight and the traditional ethnic dances will be exhibited. An souvenir will also be released on that occasion. […]

Countdown…

Countdown…

By- Manashjyoti Dutta | Date- April 11, 2011 Finalizing the touch on Dhol by a worker. Anirban KalitaAnirban Kalita is Executive Editor of News Section. His role is also involved with reviewing, editing of articles before publishing. By academic Anirban is MTech of Computer Science & Technology.

Devote vs Professionalism

Devote vs Professionalism

-Manash Jyoti Dutta Preparation of Bihu! Anirban KalitaAnirban Kalita is Executive Editor of News Section. His role is also involved with reviewing, editing of articles before publishing. By academic Anirban is MTech of Computer Science & Technology.